CPB is looking for five new colleagues in the Tax and Budget sector
What you will be doing
§ You will be working within a team of highly skilled professionals.
§ Your work will involve quantifying the effects of policy, producing public finance projections for the Dutch government and conducting policy-relevant research.
§ Using and developing scientific methods and techniques, you will contribute to the maintenance and improvement of CPB’s models.
§ You will answer questions from external parties and share your analyses with policymakers and researchers.
§ Senior staff head up project teams, initiate new research, regularly publish in scientific journals, actively manage a network that stretches from the political domain to academia, and act as representatives for our organisation.
Who we are looking for
§ You have a university degree, preferably in economics or econometrics.
§ You have demonstrable affinity with both policy issues and quantitative economic analyses.
§ You are a team player who will actively share knowledge, information and ideas with others.
§ You are willing to learn Dutch if you are not yet fluent but otherwise meet the job requirements.
§ You have strongly developed analytical skills and are able to present new solutions, ideas and unexpected perspectives.
§ Your opinions are informed by rational arguments, and you arrive at them after careful deliberation.
§ You are able to explain complex issues in a clear and understandable manner, both within CPB and externally. You also know how to convince others of certain ideas or viewpoints using sound and compelling arguments.
§ You are results-oriented and able to meet deadlines.
What we offer
§ Interesting and socially relevant work.
§ A professional working environment with excellent development opportunities, including the possibility to use some of your working hours to pursue a PhD.
§ An informal and pleasant work atmosphere.
§ The opportunity to work for an organisation that has been awarded the Best Employer quality mark and where everyone feels at home.
§ The opportunity to participate in activities outside work, such as those organised by JongCPB, our employee association for young staff.
Terms of employment
§ A 36-hour working week with a flexible schedule (in consultation with your supervisor/manager).
§ Excellent educational and training opportunities, including for PhD research.
§ A three-year contract. After two years, we will tell you whether or not your appointment will be converted into a permanent contract.
§ CPB greatly values personal development and will make agreements with you about a learning and development process for your first two years of employment.
§ A gross monthly salary ranging between €3,097 and €5,343 for a full-time appointment. This can be extended to €6,786 for senior staff, depending on their knowledge and experience.
§ A so-called individual choice budget (IKB). The IKB consists of extra salary (16.37% of the gross annual salary) and time.
§ Good hybrid work facilities.
If you would like to know more about working at CPB or about these vacancies, please contact our Tax and Budget sector head, Diederik Dicou, on +31 88 984 6134 or at D.Dicou@cpb.nl.
CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis is a research institution that conducts socially relevant economic policy analyses, primarily for the government and the House of Representatives. CPB also produces economic projections, acting as a bridge between science and policy.
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